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Preparing for Winter - 3 Things You Can Do Right Now

Posted 15/04/14

Autumn’s begun and now that there's a noticeable chill in the air, preparing for winter is a top priority. If you’re anything like us you’ve been wondering if it’s too soon to turn the heater on in the evenings or if now’s the time to hire a handyman to chop and stack some wood for your fire. Her

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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

Are you considering buying an old house? Old villas and bungalows can be charming, but with age, often comes problems. Here’s three questions to ask before you sign on the dotted line. Buying an old house? Ask these questions first! You don't want to buy a lemon! Here are 3 questions you need

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Electricians - What They Do

Posted 05/11/10

The electrician trade is one of the more highly skilled and potentially dangerous of the trades. All electricians must be part of the Electrical Workers Registration Board, so don't be afraid to ask to see their registration before hiring... The responsibilities of electricians include br

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Tips for Heating Your Home in Winter

Posted 07/05/13

As temperatures start to fall and household prices continue to rise, the need to stay warm without increasing your bills has never been stronger. Heating your home on a budget has never been greater! We've got some helpful suggestions for you to minimise your energy usage and keep warm this winter.

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LED Lighting Ideas & Benefits for Your Home or Office

Posted 28/01/14

LED lighting has long been the next-best thing in retail and commercial lighting by designers, but now, they’re catching on with homeowners thanks to their energy efficiency.  LED lighting can incur higher upfront costs. However, you don't need to wait a long time to recover your investment in energ

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Security Service & Alarm Installers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

A security service or alarm installers will be able to advise and install the best security system for your property or anything else you want to protect. Some systems are composed of a simple alarm that sounds when an entry point is breached, while others include monitoring centres where

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Check Out These Luxury Bedroom Lighting Ideas

Posted 11/06/13

Whether your luxury bedroom is a small cosy space or a grand suite, it’s probably used for more than just sleeping. While dark bedrooms are perfect for sleep, too little light can hinder other activities.  With plenty of luxury bedroom lighting ideas available, let us help you choose the right  prof

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Installing Solar Panels for Your Home

Posted 18/02/14

If you've ever considered installing solar panels, you are not alone. Kiwi homes are generally exposed to 20-30 times more energy from the sun than they use in power or gas and most of its going to waste. By making use of it, we can reduce emissions, create jobs and contribute towards energy ind

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Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

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Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

An electric car charge port installed in a garage is our 300,000th job. Read about a busy doctor’s experience working with a tradie.

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he encouraged his daughter to be one of the country’s women in trade.

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Electrician needed

Posted 5 months ago

Electrician needed to do the following jobs: - Install range hood - Install 2 x extractor fans in bathrooms - Wire up sleep out 1x plug inside, outside plug and light, requires some light ground work to lay cable. - Replace / upgrade old switchboard - Install RCD - Install energy check meter - Install outside caravan plug - Install heat pump Sorry, I don't have any photos, as it is quite a broad job. I can take if needed. Or, can meet at the property.

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Workshop Light Replacement

Posted 11 months ago

Hi, I want to replace the existing 3 lights in my workshop with 4 batten lights. I will supply the light fittings. You will do the rest. And while you are here, I also want to have an additional double plug installed in our bedroom. You will have to supply the double plug and work the magic. Access from under the house is easy (You can stand upright under the house!) I will also need a certificate at the end of the job. Regards Stefan

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Hot water cylinder replacement

Posted 4 months ago

Replacement of hot water cylinder from low pressure to main pressure 180 liters.

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Rewire house

Posted 1 year ago

Rewire house, modernise light fittings, ample roof space no crouching, need done before I insulate ceiling

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Downlight replacement options

Posted 1 year ago

We have just moved into a new home that was built in the late 90s. Downlights are used throughout and are the ventilated style used with incandescent bulbs. We would like to look at replacing them all with non-ventilated style for use with LEDs. We are looking to have insulation laid over them in the future. We are looking for recommendations on what fittings to use, followed by installation.

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Power point in loft and a double outlet in the kitchen

Posted 1 year ago

Need power supply for the loft to fit Uno vents and a have a double power plug fitted into my kitchen

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Fibre Cable Check

Posted 1 year ago

Test a fibre cable link between two buildings.

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Change pull switch lights in 2 rooms

Posted 1 year ago

Old house with 2x pull switch lights wanting to change to wall switches. Won’t know where wiring needs to go back to till you have a look in the roof but switchboard was changed in last few years and other rooms around it have wall switches. We have a roll of electrical wiring if needed. I have rung around so many places for the last 2 months and several people have come and look and then just been too busy to come back. Really wanted it done ASAP so if anyone has a free afternoon please h...

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Outside power points

Posted 1 year ago

For our spa pool and our deck we need outside power points, at least 3 points. Further we need additional inhouse power points. You must be a certified electrician due to house insurance requirements. Further we need electricity provided to our horse stable including light and power point. Further we need fixing of our smart TV mot receiving a signal although connected to the satellite dish. We may need an UHV antenna.

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TV aerial for bedroom

Posted 1 year ago

Kia ora, my mum needs an aerial connection to her bedroom. There is an existing TV connection to sky and TV in lounge.

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Egypt Electrical Garage

Posted 7 months ago

Hi I would like to get power connected into our garage.

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Wiring up of new cabin 4.7 m x 2.4 m

Posted 1 year ago

Hi there we need someone to please come wire up our new Bach with roughly 3 PowerPoints and 1 light switch with antenna / aerial plug and circuit board. . Our builder has made holes in the frame for where wires will go and placed black switch frames for exactly where we require all switches. Thanks

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To get the Electric Hob and Oven operating again

Posted 3 months ago

Investigate why a Hob and Oven are not operational and make them operational as soon as possible pls. Provide a test report and comment on the condition of both appliances thank you and reasons why they would not be operating please. Thank you

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Workshop and SleepOut

Posted 7 months ago

Plug in sleepout not working (is it even connected?). to be fixed? Install additional light in workshop Inspect wiring in sleepout and workshop to ensutre its safe Issue a wiring certificate for the workshop and sleepout

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Install extractor fan - bathroom

Posted 2 months ago

Bathroom needs extractor fan provided & installed - needs to comply with healthy homes regulations

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Time clock switching

Posted 1 year ago

Looking to install a time switch to ensure the hot water cylinder is off at peak times. This should be capable of 2 on/off cycles every 24 hours weekdays only (permanently on at weekends). The intent is to use only overnight off-peak electricity during the week with the ability to also use low-rate electricity during the day if required. I expect the time clock switch to be installed in the hotwater cylinder cupboard

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Electrics

Posted 1 year ago

Need to re-wire the whole house - Electrics

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Extractor fan installation

Posted 1 year ago

Hi, I am looking for a licensed electrician to install (IXL 150mm Ventair Easy Duct ) one in my kitchen and one in the bathroom. The attic is easily accessible with a ladder. Before accepting any tradies I would like to know how much it cost approx to plan my budget. \\\

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New mains power cable

Posted 10 months ago

Hi I need a quote to install a 3 phase cable and a meter box. its 125meters from the power pillar on the road to the side of the building. Im only planning to liven one phase to start with. the trench for the power has been dug already, i would like to get this job done asap, ideally within the next few weeks. any quotes would be appreciated, thanks in advance

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3 Whitney Lane

Posted 1 year ago

Fit off new 3 bedroom house

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 210,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Time clock switching

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th September 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5

Workshop and SleepOut

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wiring up of new cabin 4.7 m x 2.4 m

Work carried out by an employee of the company

21st August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Workshop Light Replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th January 2021

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

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Pavilion Electrical

Joined June 2018

Pavilion Electrical is local Glenfield electrical business that prides itself on providing exceptional customer service. We understand the importance of time and we can guarantee your job will be done efficiently. We aim to surpass customers expectations as we understand the importance of customer satisfaction and relationship building. Our services include: Rewires Switchboard upgrades A...

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Pulse electrical & communication services ltd

Joined August 2017

Welcome to Pulse Electrical, we are professional electrical contractors with over 10 years experience in providing a comprehensive range of electrical services in and around the Auckland area. The key to our success is our commitment to every individual, family, and company that uses our services, whether it’s planning, procurement, design, review, implementation, or maintenance, we have the exper...

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Hawke Property Developments Ltd

Joined February 2009

We provide qualified building and maintenance work in Kerikeri and surrounding areas, specialising in alterations, additions, renovations for private home owners, landlords, and commercial interests. We also provide customised building tasks, along with maintenance and repairs. If you are looking to renovate to sell and market your home, or to enhance your lifestyle, or get repairs done, c...

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Audio and visual services

Joined August 2019

Hi, we are doing the Freeview installation, sky installation (sky approved tech), cable runs, internal cabling, mounting tvs on walls professionally, pre wire houses while under construction as per building plans. While we are specialists in alarm and cctv installations (approved security installer and security consultants ), home theatre set up, multi zone sound system installation, We used to...

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Howard Contracting

Joined December 2017

Hello there! Having been a NZ Registered Electrican for the last 25 Years I am familiar with all facets of electrical work; commercial, domestic & industrial. For now I just specialise in the housing sector; additions/alterations, old/new work, relocates' rewires and main cabling/trenching etc plus if need be solar installs. I like to be accurate, conservative and realistic for whatever the dema...

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Electrical Energy Solutions

Joined June 2021

Electrical Energy Solutions Limited About us: We are profession­al, Qualified Heat Pump Installer and Registered electricia­ns.  We provide high standards of workmanship and quality with guarantee. We provide free consultation and quotation. My Electrical services include: * Residential * Commercial * Security * Data My heat pump services include: * Supply * Installation * R...

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Franklin Electrical ltd

Joined May 2016

Ashton has over 13 years experience in residential, commercial, industrial, security, solar, air conditioning and underground services. Specialising in residential new housing, renovation and servicing, He takes pride in his work and complete jobs either on time or early.

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Helena Bay Electrical

Joined November 2017

Helena Bay Electrical focuses on excellent all-round customer service – making sure your projects get completed on time & to the highest standard. Your one-stop-shop for home improvements! Maintenance - Alterations - New Builds, as well as Solar Installations (grid-connected and off-grid solutions). Servicing the Whangarei area up to the Bay of Islands, especially Rural & coastal areas throughou...

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JZee Electrical Ltd

Joined September 2016

www. ... .nz We provide a full range of electrical and heating/cooling services delivered by qualified electricians We are well experienced with more than fifteen years electrical and six years heating/ventilation experience and are fully qualified in both electrical and heating/ventilation installations. No job is too large or too small to attend to. We are focused on customer satisfact...

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Aotea Electric Northland

Joined November 2021

We have a professional team of Qualified Electricians. We are happy to complete small repairs, large alterations or your new builds. We are accredited installers of Heat pumps. We can provide competitive quotes or work on time and material basis.

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CMA Electrical

Joined August 2019

Family ran local electrical business with over 20 years experience in the trade carrying out a variety of work from basic maintenance to new builds and solar installations. We believe in offering all our customers great value for money.

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Davis Electrical & Solar

Joined March 2017

Davis Electrical & Solar are your friendly local Electricians with great knowledge and experience in all electrical installations, we are reliable and motivated and believes our knowledge will save you time and money. We deliver a high standard of workmanship backed by our $20,000 Master Electricians guarantee and have great people skills. We take pride in our work for the best job every time.k...

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Revolve Electrical Solutions Limited

Joined September 2020

Hi, we are a small local business based in Northland. At Revolve Electrical Solutions we provide the highest standard of electrical safety for domestic, commercial and residential installations and we’re proud of the quality of our work. Revolve Electrical Solutions can provide quality work for new installations, renovations, maintenance, TV/data, phone and heatpump installations.

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Hilhorst Electrical Ltd

Joined January 2020

Hilhorst Electrical Ltd is a small, family-run Electrical Company based on the North Shore operated by Registered Electrician Jordan Hilhorst. Our primary objective is to offer an Electrical Service to our customers that is safe, reliable and affordable with customer satisfaction a number one priority. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, reliability, affordability and communication. With...

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Navanet

Joined July 2021

Hi, If you need general handyman around your house, we are happy to help around Dargaville area. Services: - Lawnmoving (Rideon, Push, Trimer) - Build up flat packed furnitures - Fit bookshelves - General painting jobs - Fixing decks, stairs - Basic electrical jobs what not requiring electrical license. - Many others, please ask

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Cable Craft Electrical Services Ltd

Joined August 2021

Cable Craft Electrical Services Ltd is a local, family-owned business in the Bay of Islands. We provide a range of precision electrical installment & repair services for commercial, rural and domestic/ residential buildings in the Northland & Bay of Islands area

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Williamson Electrical Kerikeri

Joined May 2021

Hello, we are an experienced team of electricians servicing the Far North and Bay of Islands. We specialize in renovations, new builds and mains lays but also cover telecommunications and data, solar power and heat pump installation. We pride ourselves on excellent service, workmanship and commitment to our clients. If you need an electrician, give us a call today

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Integrated Electrical & Solar

Joined April 2021

We pride ourselves on our integrated service, from solar energy to heat pumps, commercial and residential electrical installations and maintenance, we do it all.

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Leighton electrical Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi, we are a small team of a tradesman and an apprentice electrician. We are registered electricians as well as an electrical inspector. We are a member of Master Electricans NZ. We are also a member of ecosmart electricians Nz. We specialise in domestic and commercial. We can tackle any job from Rewires, solar, Autogates, heat pumps, CCTV, alarms switchboards, data and much more. We pride our co...

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Appliance Tech Limited

Joined June 2017

Hi I've been repairing whiteware appliance from 8 years with experience in all the brands, I have Over 2000 parts in stock, cheaps callout fee and repairs in whangarei. Give us a call today.

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